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The Indo-Pacific: What's in a name?
In this essay in The American Interest, the Lowy Institute’s Rory Medcalf explains the rise of an Indo-Pacific conception of Asia. He argues that this emerging maritime…
Pivot to Asia has not fallen off its axis
In this piece for the Australian, Lowy Institute Nonresident Fellow Alan Dupont examines President Obama's absence from APEC and the East Asia Summit in the context of…
Australia, Asia and the West
In this article for Aspenia Online, Rory Medcalf examines the foreign policy challenges facing the Abbott government, arguing that it must focus on charting a secure course…
New Cabinet takes on welcome western bias
In this opinion piece for The West Australian, Rory Medcalf argues that key ministers in the new Abbott Cabinet will put Western Australia at the centre of Australia's global…
The promise of U.S.-India ties
In this article for The National Interest, Rory Medcalf explores the potential for deepening U.S.-India relations ahead of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to…
Fallout from Israeli elections: peace at last?
In this article for Crikey, Thawley Scholar Jack Georgieff argues the recent coalition talks by Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu will not produce a government conducive…
2012 Australia-India Roundtable Report: Outcomes Statement and Summary of Proceedings
The relationship between Australia and India is poised at an historic moment. Consciously overcoming a challenging period, leaders of the two countries have realised new levels of…
Remarks at the launch of the India Poll 2013
On 20 May 2013, The Lowy Institute launched the India Poll 2013 at the Observer Research Foundation in New Delhi. Indian Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Mr Manish Tewari…
Australia-France Strategic Dialogue: Co-Chairs' Report
Australia and France are well-placed to help each other advance their security interests in a rapidly changing world. Despite differences of geography, these two countries share…